DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-11-14SuwaneeGaABM - Facility ServicesForearm(s)Struck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c.
An employee was blowing off debris and baking products from a conveyor belt using an air gun to prepare for the next production run. In the process of blowing off the conveyor belt, the air gun got caught in the belt, causing it to spin and strike the employee in the left arm. The employee suffered a fracture above their left wrist.
2021-11-10QuincyIlMichelmann Steel Construction CompanyShoulder(s), including clavicle(s), scapula(e)Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
On November 10, 2021, an employee was moving a 15-foot steel beam with an overhead crane. The beam begun to swing, fell, and struck the employee. The employee suffered chin and shoulder lacerations and a broken collarbone and was hospitalized.
2021-11-09WellingtonFlExcell Refrigeration, Inc.Hand(s), except finger(s)Fall on same level, n.e.c.
An employee was on a rooftop, screwing down a bolt with a wrench. The wrench slipped. He lost his balance and fell onto the screw, which lacerated the inside of his right hand. He was hospitalized.
2021-11-08ArdmoreOkMichelin North America, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery
An employee was operating a membrane press. While trying to remove a cured membrane from the press, the membrane did not blow off the press as normal. The employee cut the membrane from the core when the core ring began rising up the mold. The employee was removing the excess rubber from the core ring when his left hand became trapped between the bottom of the core and the core ring. The employee suffered burn and crush injuries to the their middle, ring, and little fingers. The following day, t
2021-11-08TulsaOkShielding Resources Group, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment
An employee was cutting a two-by-four using a table saw. The employee used his left hand to guide the two-by-four through the saw when a kickback occurred, drawing the employee's hand into the saw blade and resulting in partial amputations of the index and ring fingers.
2021-11-04HillsboroughNhVortex Companies - Livermore, MEFinger(s), fingernail(s)Struck by rolling object or equipment-other than powered vehicle, n.e.c.
Two employees were moving a trailer mounted compressor by hand after disconnecting it from a truck. The two employees were pulling the trailer forward, moving closer to the back end of the original tow vehicle. As the momentum behind the trailer increased, employee 1 attempted to control the trailer by placing his hand on the trailer tongue. Employee 1's finger became caught between the towing truck's bumper and the edge of the trailer tongue. The employee' s little finger was amputated.
2021-11-01UrbanaOhHeritage Cooperative, Inc.Ankle(s)Other fall to lower level
An employee had just cleared a clog in a drag and re-energized the motor. The employee asked another employee at the control panel to turn on the drag. When that happened, the motor malfunctioned causing the chain and pulley system to shift, striking the employee and throwing them over the guard rail to the ground below. The employee sustained a broken ankle and shoulder injury.
2021-10-28StreeterNdFarmer's Cooperative ElevatorChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersNonclassifiable
An employee had been dumping a semi-trailer. The employee was pinched between the tractor tire and the swing-out grain auger. The employee sustained fractured ribs.
2021-10-21JacobsburgOhPatterson-UTI Energy IncFaceFall on same level
An employee was unscrewing and separating a connection of a drill pipe when drilling mud sprayed out of the connection, causing the employee to fall backward and strike his face on a piece of equipment. The employee suffered a laceration on his lip and a facial fracture.
2021-10-20Lake Buena VistaFlCirque Du Soleil (us), Inc.Lumbar regionOther jump to lower level 6 to 10 feet
An employee was practicing an acrobatic act and jumping from one swing to another when she fell approximately 10 feet to the wood floor below, resulting in a lower lumbar fracture. Fall mats were in place at the time of the incident, but the employee fell outside of the mats.
2021-10-17HolgateOhMetal Components LLCHand(s)Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment
An employee was blowing off a bandsaw table. The sawblade lacerated the employee's right hand. The employee was hospitalized, requiring surgery.
2021-10-14Palm CityFlSunshine Land Design, IncHeadStruck by thrown object-unintentional injury
An employee was throwing bricks out of a hole. One of the bricks bounced back off the silt fencing and fell back into the hole. It struck and lacerated the employee's head.
2021-10-13Mount SterlingOhStephens Pipe and Steel, LLC.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
On October 13, 2021, an employee was operating a wire draw machine. During the drawing operation, the employee was adding lubrication powder to the die area of the machine when the glove on their right hand was caught and pulled into the rotating spindle. The pinch point where the wire wrapped around the spindle caused a partial amputation of the employee's third digit and a severe laceration to the fourth.
2021-10-10CamdenNjCovanta CamdenHead and neckContact with hot objects or substances
An employee was checking the water levels in an ash discharger. When the employee opened the discharger's viewing door, hot ash and gas were propelled outward. The employee suffered second-degree burns on the face and neck, as well as first-degree burns on the forearms.
2021-10-08MadillOkOklahoma Steel & Wire Co., Inc.Arm(s)Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
An employee was cutting weld tacks on a wire drawing machine's motor hood. After the last weld tack was cut, the hood fell on the employee's right arm and broke it.
2021-10-07SarasotaFlCambria Company LLC dba CambriaFingertip(s)Struck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c.
An employee was delivering a countertop slab. The employee tried to stop the swing of the slab when the inertia of the swing caused the tip of the employee's left thumb to be caught between the slab and the wood frame that the slab was delivered on, resulting in a fingertip amputation.
2021-10-07Canal PointFlMartinez and Sons Trucking, LLCBODY SYSTEMSExposure to environmental heat
After throwing sugar cane onto a trailer, an employee developed trouble breathing, due to heat exhaustion.
2021-10-05MadridNyMapleview Cattle Company LLCWrist(s) and arm(s)Struck by or caught in swinging door or gate
An employee working to free a cow from a swing gate became tangled between the gate and the cow, resulting in fractures to the employee's left arm and wrist.
2021-09-28SolonOhRepublic Steel Wire Processing LLCFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects
An employee was unjamming bars in a wire-drawing machine. His left little finger was crushed between two of the bars in the machine, and he suffered an avulsion and amputation to the finger.
2021-09-27MuensterTxMuenster Milling Company, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
Employees were troubleshooting the bag sewing machine. While checking the tension on the belt, the pulley amputated an employee's right index finger at the first knuckle when the machine started.
2021-09-24TimnathCoHALL-IRWIN CORPORATIONMultiple face locationsStruck by swinging part of powered vehicle
An employee was removing a pin from an excavator arm. The arm shifted laterally when the pin was released, causing the pin ram to swing and strike the employee's cheek and jaw. The employee suffered broken cheek and jaw bones.
2021-09-23LimaOhSUPERIOR FORGE & STEEL CORP.Fingertip(s)Struck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c.
On September 23, 2021, an employee was assisting a co-worker with removing slings from a die when the crane holding the sling moved, causing the sling to swing toward the employee. The employee reached for the sling and his left thumb was caught between the sling and the die, resulting in a fingertip amputation.
2021-09-21WichitaKsSpirit Aerosystems, Inc.Wrist(s)Other fall to lower level
An employee was descending a 4-step platform after exiting a wing box. His shoe got caught on a step and he fell backward. His left wrist struck a structural anchor plate and was broken.
2021-09-19Flower MoundTxStrata Innovative SolutionsBODY SYSTEMSIndirect exposure to electricity
An employee was raising a light pole using a digger when the digger made a jerking motion that caused the pole to swing once it was off the ground. The pole made contact with one of the phases, which energized the pole as it swung back and made contact with the employee's chest, resulting in an electrical shock to the chest and a contusion.
2021-09-18DaltonGaEngineered Floors, LLC.Multiple body partsContact with hot objects or substances
On September 18, 2021, at approximately 11:08 PM, a maintenance employee was repairing a heatset tunnel exit roller. The rubberized coating on the exit roller ruptured, blowing pressurized steam and hot water onto the employee. The employee was hospitalized with second and third degree burns to the left arm, abdomen, and back.
2021-09-11HamiltonOhNeturen America CorporationFingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery
An employee was wire drawing when two wires overlapped. The employee was working to unwrap the wires when his fingers were pinched by the draw-line machine. The employee's right index, middle, and ring fingertips were amputated. The machine was running at the time of the incident.
2021-08-31TulsaOkRobinson Glass, Inc.Knee(s)Trip over an object without fall
Employees were at a site to remove old glass from a building and install new glass when it began to rain. An employee was stowing a lift when he stumbled over a curb/curb bumper and dislocated his knee.
2021-08-26GlenviewIlNorth Shore Country ClubHip(s)Nonroadway noncollision incident
An employee was mowing the grounds on a rider-mower when he began to feel hip pain and couldn't move.
2021-08-23Kansas CityMoFORD Motor Co.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Struck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c.
An employee was changing the pad die on a machine. The die and the old pad were lifted with a hoist. The pad started swinging and broke the employee's left middle finger as the employee tried to stop it. The employee was hospitalized, requiring surgery.
2021-08-21SolonOhSolon Specialty WireFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was operating a wire drawing machine when it partially amputated his right index finger.
2021-08-20New LisbonWiMill Haven Foods, LLCFingertip(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee was checking to see if product was flowing through a blender. When the power to the blender was turned off, the pneumatic fly gate valve closed on the employee's left hand and amputated three fingertips.
2021-08-17LondonderryNhNortheastern Sheet Metal, Inc.Lower leg(s)Nonclassifiable
The injured employee was cutting duct work. A nearby scissor lift struck a steel pipe that was on a jack stand and caused the pipe to swing into the injured employee resulting in lower leg fractures.
2021-08-17AustinTxAdk Environmental IncChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersJack-knifed or overturned, nonroadway
An employee was mowing on a slope around a pond. The mower lost traction, flipped over once, and landed back upright. The employee was hospitalized with broken ribs.
2021-08-12Franklin ParkIlNelsen Steel and Wire Company, IncorporatedFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was operating a drawing bench. The rollers caught the employee's shirt, then the glove on his right hand. The rollers then pulled in his hand, breaking four fingers.
2021-08-09ClevelandOhDuran ConstructionAnkle(s)Other fall to lower level 6 to 10 feet
An employee fell 9 feet off a roof while swinging trusses, suffering a compound fracture to the ankle.
2021-08-04TulsaOkWFF Facility ServicesToes(s), toenail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was mowing grass with a push mower. The employee was "bumping" the mower so it wouldn't get clogged when the mower contacted their left foot, resulting in a partial amputation of the middle toe.
2021-07-31PlymouthWiCedar Grove Warehousing LLCShoulder(s), including clavicle(s), scapula(e)Other fall to lower level
An employee was swinging a hammer while on a 6-foot step ladder when they fell to the floor, resulting in a broken collar bone.
2021-07-26CazenoviaNyStalwart Development Group, LLCUpper arm(s)Struck by object or equipment
An employee was throwing construction debris into a dumpster. A piece of block debris lacerated his right bicep. He was hospitalized.
2021-07-25EnidOkEnvironmental Management, Inc.Leg(s)Exposure through intact skin, eyes, or other exposed tissue
An employee was climbing out of a containment basin after closing a valve on a sodium hydroxide tank. The legs of his chemical protective suit slid up, allowing a small amount of sodium hydroxide solution to run down his legs and burn them.
2021-07-20MidlandTxDowning Wellhead Equipment, LLCFingertip(s)Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects
Employees were screwing a running tool into a wellhead assembly. The injured employee's finger was in the wellhead assembly checking alignment when the assembly was manually rotated and the running tool amputated the employee's left index fingertip.
2021-07-14AllianceOhCanton Erectors Inc.Heel(s)Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
After moving machinery from a tractor trailer using a crane, employees were disassembling and stowing the crane. A steel spreader bar, used as rigging, was placed on the ground while the employees were stowing the crane. The spreader bar tipped over on uneven ground and struck an employee in the heel and fractured it.
2021-07-09ChuluotaFlService Electric CompanyFingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
The employee was rigging a towing strap to a front-end loader to tow a truck out of the mud and onto matting. The front-end loader moved while the employee's thumb was between the vertical drop pin and the tow bar of the front-end loader, resulting in a partial thumb tip amputation.
2021-07-08Granite CityIlUnited States Steel Corporation Granite City WorksAnkle(s)Explosion of pressure vessel, piping, or tire
On July 7, 2021, at approximately 5:30 p.m., an employee was parking a front-end loader after moving hot coils from production to shipping in a steel mill. While exiting the front-end loader, the rear wheel on the left side of the loader exploded, throwing the employee approximately 20 feet from the boarding platform. The employee was hospitalized with broken bones in both ankles.
2021-07-05Red RockOkOG & EFinger(s), fingernail(s)Struck by or caught in swinging door or gate
An employee's index and little fingers were caught and fractured between a swinging gate and a stationary gate.
2021-07-03Lithia SpringsGaSaddle Creek CorporationLower leg(s)Fall through surface or existing opening less than 6 feet
An employee was loading a trailer with pallets of product at a warehouse dock. After stowing the dock plate, the employee entered the trailer to put some airbags in the trailer to help support the pallet loads. While exiting the trailer, the employee's leg fell into the gap between the trailer floor and the dock floor resulting in a lower leg laceration.
2021-06-29Fort MyersFlMainscape, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment
An employee was mowing around a lake using a stand-up mower. The employee stepped off the stand when the mower became stuck. The employee was removing grass under the mower deck and their left hand was struck by the blades. The employee sustained the amputation of the pinky fingertip, and the middle and ring fingers up to the first knuckle.
2021-06-28ConyersGaGOLDEN STATE FOODS CORP.Fingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
An employee was showing a co-worker how to unjam a pneumatic bar in the box drop section of a cup machine when the bar cycled and contacted the employee's right index finger, resulting in a fingertip amputation.
2021-06-25TaylorArCollier Building IncorporatedAnkle(s)Other fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet
On June 25, 2021, at 3:00 p.m., an employee was throwing brick rocks from a scaffold down to the ground below when he lost his balance and fell from the scaffold approximately 12 feet to the ground. The employee suffered two broken ankles.
2021-06-24Lake GeorgeNyBlue Heron Construction Company, LLCLeg(s)Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
An employee was directing an operator in setting a catch basin at an excavation site when the catch basin hit an excavation wall and one of the chains came loose, allowing the catch basin to fall approximately 3 feet onto the employee's leg. The employee suffered a fractured leg that required hospitalization.
2021-06-18BirchwoodWiNorthern Star ScoutingToes(s), toenail(s)Fall on same level
On June 18, 2021, an employee was mowing the grass with a push mower when they fell and their foot went under the mower. The employee suffered the amputation of their right big toe and trauma to their right foot that required hospitalization and surgery.
2021-06-15New OrleansLaAKT Environmental Services Inc.Chest, except internal location of diseases or disordersStruck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
Employees were removing an exterior wall panel from a building. As the panel was being lowered down by a winch and a tagline, it hit a swing stage scaffold and broke into several pieces. The panel fell about 15 feet to the scaffold below and struck an AKT employee. The employee suffered two broken ribs, an internal laceration, and a puncture wound on the side of the chest.
2021-06-13CarthageMoLeggett and PlattFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was operating a wire drawing machine when their glove was caught and drawn into the machine. The employee sustained partial amputations to their left ring and middle fingers.
2021-06-10Apollo BeachFlSRS Distribution IncBODY SYSTEMSExposure to environmental heat
An employee was delivering supplies to a roof when they began showing signs of heat exhaustion, resulting in hospitalization.
2021-06-09DentonGaBluesource Solar LLCThigh(s)Struck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c.
An employee was preparing to lay cable. While the employee was straddling a trailer, holding the cable roll, the trailer became unstable and flipped, striking and throwing the employee into a 3-foot deep trench. The employee sustained a broken right femur.
2021-06-04RomeNyRevere Copper Products, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Nonroadway incident involving motorized land vehicle
An employee was unloading a truck with a forklift. The employee's right hand was caught between the forklift's roll cage and a computer keyboard's metal swing arm. The little finger was crushed at the knuckle and the ring finger was lacerated.
2021-06-04Colorado SpringsCoThe Sanborn Map Company Inc.PelvisOther fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee was on a ladder, working on an aircraft antenna. The employee fell 3 feet from the third rung of the ladder, struck the wing, and then landed on the concrete floor. The employee suffered a broken pelvis.
2021-06-01MiddletownRiAll Island Landscape, Inc.Foot (feet)Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment
An employee was mowing a lawn when a branch got caught on the front of the mower. As he was trying to free the branch, the rotating mower blade lacerated his foot.
2021-05-28ColumbiaMoColumbia Country ClubLower leg(s)Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker
An employee was sawing a downed tree when the tree rolled and his left calf was cut by the chainsaw. The cut required surgery.
2021-05-27GrapevineTxGreen Scaping CoMultiple trunk locationsOther fall to lower level
An employee was on a ladder sawing off a dead tree branch. The employee fell off the ladder onto the ground and suffered multiple broken ribs and a spinal column injury.
2021-05-25MiamiFlRC Home Showcase, Inc.Multiple trunk locationsOther fall to lower level
An employee was installing an exterior window from a swing stage. As the employee was climbing down through the scaffolding to a lower level, his hand slipped and he fell to the ground, resulting in four broken ribs, a punctured lung, liver damage, and a head laceration.
2021-05-25NaplesFlPelican Marsh Community Development DistrictChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersJack-knifed or overturned, nonroadway
An employee was mowing a grass area along a lake when the lawn mover flipped over and the employee was trapped underwater for 4-5 minutes. The employee was hospitalized for a near-drowning and chemical burns to his lungs from inhaling water/fuel.
2021-05-21LakewoodCoReed Services LLCFoot(feet) and leg(s)Fall on same level due to slipping
An employee was mowing a lawn with a riding mower. The mower became stuck on a tree stump. The employee slipped while trying to dislodge it and the employee's feet went under the mower deck. The employee suffered an amputation at the left shin, as well as the amputation of the right big toe.
2021-05-20StroudsburgPaSERVPRO OF SOUTHERN MONROE COUNTYNonclassifiableFall through surface or existing opening 6 to 10 feet
An employee was doing remediation work following a water loss in a mobile home. The employee fell through a water-weakened spot in the OSB subfloor to the ground under the trailer, about 10 feet below. The employee was hospitalized.
2021-05-19OrlandoFlEmser Tile, LLCThigh(s)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
On May 19, 2021, an employee was throwing away a display into the top of the dumpster when he slipped and fell off of the dock ledge to the ground about 3.5 to 4 feet below. He suffered a fractured femur and was hospitalized.
2021-05-05GreeleyCoHalliburton Energy Services, Inc.Eye(s)Struck by discharged object or substance
An employee was releasing the pressure from a setting tool. As the employee was screwing a wrench into the burst disc retainer, the retainer nut came free and the pressure escaped from the chamber. Debris struck the employee in the right shoulder and face, leaving foreign material in his eyes and causing contusions to the shoulder and the right side of his face.
2021-05-01EriePaWegman'sShoulder(s), including clavicle(s), scapula(e)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee was throwing a bag of recycling into a bin and fell 3'10" from the loading dock to the ground, resulting in a fractured right shoulder.
2021-04-28ChicagoIlO & K AMERICANFaceStruck by dislodged flying object, particle
An employee was manually operating a wire-drawing machine to remove the remaining wire coil. The wire came free of the guide roller and struck the safety cage, which lifted quickly and struck the employee in the face. The employee suffered a contusion and a laceration.
2021-04-27WiltonNyGalusha & Sons, LLC.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Struck by swinging part of powered vehicle
An employee was operating a log loader. The loader struck a tree stump embedded in the ground and rocked, its open door swinging shut. The employee's left middle, ring, and little fingers were caught between the door and the cab. The middle ring and ring fingers were medically amputated at the second knuckle, and the little finger was reattached.
2021-04-23MarshallvilleGaPearson FarmFingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was throwing pecans onto a moving conveyor belt when their finger became caught between the belt and a pulley, resulting in a fingertip amputation.
2021-04-18DumasArProtein for Pets Opco LLCMultiple body partsOther fall to lower level 6 to 10 feet
An employee was preparing to unload the contents of a tanker. He climbed the tanker ladder to cut off the seal and loosen wing nuts to allow the tanker to pump off. His hand slipped and he fell 8 to 10 feet to the ground and sustained a fractured left arm and three broken left ribs. Has was hospitalized and had surgery.
2021-04-14South JordanUtU.S. Forest ServiceNonclassifiableMultiple types of exertions and bodily reactions
A wildland firefighter was physically training for the job when he started feeling aches in the shoulder area. Later that evening he felt extreme fatigue, and body aches in the shoulder area and legs. The following morning, the employee was hospitalized with a muscular injury.
2021-04-14JenningsFlCultiva Farms USA, LLCFingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
On April 14, 2021, an employee was inspecting a sowing machine that was making a loud noise and amputated their index fingertip.
2021-04-14MansfieldOhBrost FoundryFingertip(s)Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker
On April 14, 2021, at 7:30 AM, an employee was throwing a 78-pound casting into a wire basket when the flashing on the casting caught their leather glove and pinched their right middle finger between the two castings, resulting in an amputation.
2021-04-09AustellGaFedex GroundBrainOther fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee was following other employees out of a 53-foot trailer. He stepped on rollers and fell into the belly of the trailer, which was about 3 feet deep. He suffered three broken ribs, a collarbone fracture, and a brain bleed.
2021-04-06LafayetteLaPrairie Contractors, LLCLeg(s)Pedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle in work zone
An employee was putting down temporary reflectorized striping tape during milling operations. A vehicle ran through the work zone, striking a motorized boom and then striking the employee who was following behind the motorized boom. The employee sustained a broken leg.
2021-04-01New CaneyTxCreacom, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Struck by swinging part of powered vehicle
Employees were guiding a steel lid for a concrete ground box. The lid was suspended by a backhoe. The knuckle of the backhoe curled, causing the lid to swing and pinch an employee's left hand against the ground box resulting in amputation of two fingers.
2021-03-24Sulphur SpringsTxBrydl Contracting, Inc.Multiple body partsIgnition of vapors, gases, or liquids
An employee was mixing two-cycle fuel for a concrete saw when sparks from concrete sawing ignited the gasoline vapors, causing a fire and burning the employee. The employee sustained severe burns to the hands, neck, and face.
2021-03-18GracevilleFlGEO Group, Inc.Hip(s)Hitting, kicking, beating, shoving
An employee was counseling an inmate when the inmate charged him, throwing him to the concrete floor and breaking his hip.
2021-03-12Bay Harbor IslandsFlRizzani de Eccher USA Inc.Leg(s)Struck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c.
An employee was attempting to move a steel form panel with a crane when the spreader beam became tangled with a rebar cage. As the load began lifting, the tension from the chains making contact with the rebar cage allowed the load to swing toward the employee, trapping him between the steel form and a solid staircasing and resulting in an injury to his left leg.
2021-03-08LewesDeK.B. COLDIRON, INC.Hip(s)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee was screwing in drywall while standing on approximately the middle rung of a 6-foot A-frame ladder. The employee leaned out to the left to reach his work when the ladder tipped over sideways. He grabbed a metal stud with his left hand in an attempt to stop his fall and his foot got caught in the ladder during the fall. He sustained lacerations from the metal stud and a fractured hip caused by contact with the ground. The employee was hospitalized.
2021-02-25ElbertonGaBaston Monuments, Inc.Arm(s)Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment
An employee was sawing wood block strips with a table saw and sustained a severe laceration across the top of the left arm.
2021-02-24San AntonioTxSundt Construction, Inc.Multiple foot (feet) locationsStruck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
A crew was removing steel beams from the work area using a fork lift. There were 10-foot and 30-foot sections of steel beams stacked on dunnage next to each other. After allowing employees to clear approximately 25 feet away from the lift, the forklift operator began to lift a 10-foot section of steel beam. The bottom left flange of the 10-foot beam being lifted caught the top flange of the adjacent 30-foot beam, causing it to fall off the dunnage and onto an employee's foot. The employee's left
2021-02-22MexicoMoHarbisonWalker International, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
Two employees were changing the cups in a pump. The pump was started up to put the machine in reverse, which would get the cylinder cup out to the end of the material cylinder so the cup could be removed. The swing tube switched, and an employee's right thumb and index finger were caught in it. The employee suffered amputations to the thumb and finger.
2021-02-10MidlandTxCircle 8 Crane Services, LLCMultiple arm locationsCaught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
The sheaves of the crane were frozen due to ice and snow conditions, which caused a backlash with the auxiliary cable of the crane. The operator attempted to straighten out the backlash on the superstructure near the drum. The frozen sheave freed itself, allowing the cable to run, and the operator's right arm got tangled in the cable. The operator sustained an open fracture of the humerus and a dislocation of the radius.
2021-02-09LexingtonNeTyson Foods, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment
An employee was placing meat on a wing saw when the saw lacerated his middle finger and partially amputated his right index finger.
2021-02-05MadisonWiWoodman's Food Market, Inc.Back, including spine, spinal cordIgnition of vapors, gases, or liquids
An employee was underneath a vehicle unscrewing the drain plug when oil sprayed out at high velocity and caught fire, resulting in second and third degree burns to the employee's back.
2021-02-01DenverCoFIORE & SONS, INCAbdomen, except internal location of diseases or disordersStruck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
An employee was assisting with assembling a trench box. A forklift was used to carry a 150-lb. steel spreader tube which was to be placed between the trench box sheets. The forklift tipped forward, causing the spreader tube to roll off the forks. The tube struck the ground and pivoted in a "baseball bat swing" movement, striking the employee on the left side of his torso below the armpit and also on the outside of his lower left leg. The employee sustained a broken rib, internal bleeding, bruisi
2021-01-26GrantsvilleWvDiversified Production, LLCMultiple body partsJack-knifed or overturned, nonroadway
An employee was driving an ATV on a gas well access road. As the employee drove down a hill, the ATV's rear end slipped on leaves. The ATV slid into a rut in the road and flipped over, throwing off the employee. The employee struck the ground and suffered a broken collarbone and three broken ribs.
2021-01-22CarrolltonTxPPG Architectural Coatings, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
An employee was troubleshooting the slide gate valve at the top of a materials silo. As the employee was reviewing the operation of the valve, the valve actuated and pinched his left thumb, resulting in a partial amputation.
2021-01-22LovelandCoConnell Resources, Inc.BrainStruck by swinging part of powered vehicle
An employee was watching a front-end loader scrape frozen aggregate from a sidewalk. After the front-end loader had made a pass, the employee moved towards the sidewalk to begin melting frozen aggregate with a torch. The front-end loader began to make another pass of the sidewalk, causing the loader bucket to swing and strike the employee. The employee was hospitalized with a concussion and a strained neck.
2021-01-21Sugar LandTxTRAMONTINA USA,INC.Multiple body partsCollision between a moving and standing vehicle, nonroadway
An employee was operating a double pallet jack in a warehouse. When he stopped the pallet jack, a swing reach forklift struck it. He was thrown from the pallet jack, landing on the concrete floor on his right side. He suffered a head injury and a broken right femur.
2021-01-19New OxfordPaPLAINVILLE FARMSThigh(s)Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker
An employee was cutting the wing on a turkey. His knife slipped and lacerated his right thigh.
2021-01-08BronxNySIMS Metal East, LLCScalpStruck by swinging part of powered vehicle
An employee was at the rear of a dump truck, inspecting its load. As the dump body was lowered, the chain securing the tailgate disconnected from the chain lock, enabling the tailgate to swing free and strike the employee from behind. He was knocked to the ground and suffered a laceration to the top of head that required sutures and staples. He was hospitalized.
2021-01-06MissoulaMtFallen Tree Construction, Inc.Multiple body partsOther fall to lower level
An employee was setting wall panels with a crane while on a building. When the employee bent over to freshen up a line with another employee, the crane started to lift a 24-foot, pre-built wall, causing it to swing over. The employee backed away from the wall and fell off the edge of the building, resulting in a broken knee, hip, wrist, tooth, and nose, as well as a fractured skull and a laceration across the face.
2021-01-06BrookshireTxCustom Heliarc, IncFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was drilling metal plate. The drill bit caught the employee's left glove, drawing in the employee's hand and amputating the thumb.
2021-01-03SolvayNyFrazer & Jones Company, Inc.Fingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
On 1/3/2021, an employee was operating a press with a rotating table to fabricate a part. When the employee pressed the palm button on the machine, his left hand fingers slipped forward and entered the swing radius of the block extension on the rotating table. The block extension amputated the tip of the employee's left index finger to the knuckle.
2020-10-14DenmarkMeDouglas W Jones, Inc.Arm(s)Struck by swinging part of powered vehicle
An employee was approaching an excavator and was caught between the swinging tail of the excavator and a tree. The employee's arm was crushed and had to be amputated.
2020-10-14KnottTxConsolidated Wellsite Services LLCBrainStruck by falling object or equipment
An employee was operating the snubbing unit snubbing a pipe out of the hole and laying down pipe using a single latch elevator on the driller side rig winch. The elevator got hung up on the tubing board above and the latch on the elevator opened allowing the pipe joint to come free, fall, and strike the employee in the forehead. The employee was hospitalized.
2020-09-30Corpus ChristiTxMERCHANDISE PICK-UP SERVICE, INC.Head and neckOther fall to lower level
An employee slipped and fell off a dumpster while throwing trash. The employee landed on the ground and suffered a head and neck injury.
2020-09-29ElmoreOhMaterion Corp.Leg(s)Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
On September 29, 2020, an employee was showing a press to a coworker. When the employee grabbed the frame of the press, the press pivoted and fell over, breaking the employee's legs.